Congo Chair

Ilmari Tapiovaara
Ref. 10299

Original canvas. Metal frame. Manufacturer's marks.

In 1953, Tapiovaara received a traditional African chair from Congo as a present from a friend. He got very excited by the innovative structure of the chair; the seat/back leg element was pushed through the back rest/front leg part, thereby locking it into becoming a solid robust seat. Tapiovaara designed numerous versions based on the structural theme, working with both tubular steel and wood.

Produced by Lukkiseppo Ltd..

H.77cm/30,3'' W.47,5cm/18,7'' D.92cm/36,2''

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